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Food policy in the United States : an introduction

Author: Parke Wilde
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Earthscan food and agriculture.
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This book offers a broad introduction to food policies in the United States. Real-world controversies and debates motivate the book's attention to economic principles, policy analysis, nutrition science and contemporary data sources. It assumes that the reader's concern is not just the economic interests of farmers, but also includes nutrition, sustainable agriculture, the environment and food security. The book's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilde, Parke.
Food Policy in the United States : An Introduction.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
(DLC) 2012039666
(OCoLC)730403965
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Parke Wilde
ISBN: 9780203121795 0203121791
OCLC Number: 831117988
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 236 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Food Policy in the United States; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Acronyms; 1 Making food policy in the United States; 2 Agriculture; 3 Food production and the environment; 4 Food and agricultural trade; 5 Food manufacturing; 6 Food retailing and restaurants; 7 Food safety; 8 Dietary guidance and health; 9 Food labeling and advertising; 10 Hunger and food insecurity; 11 Nutrition assistance programs for children; 12 Postscript --
looking forward; References; Index.
Series Title: Earthscan food and agriculture.
Responsibility: Parke Wilde.
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